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  1. Active Shooter Operational Details


    Wed, 3 Sep 2014

    carrying them on, on themselves today in a daily routine. We urge that they should. The reason why is perfect for buddy and self rescue on any incident. And as far as E.M.S. this should be in addition to all of our medical kits. Because it's easy to

  2. Firefighter Training and the Law: John K. Murphy on Training Liability: Q & A

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    training event; and that the candidate was not qualified to participate in the training as she was claustrophobic and could not self - rescue . Another fire training death was in Upstate New York where the training officer NIOSH 2001-38. Multiple fire sets in the

  3. Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    will be available. If you place the ladder around the same area as the stairway landing, firefighters will not be able to self - rescue if the fire consumes the part of the floor that provides access to your laddered means of egress. A porch roof's edge and

  4. Five Skills to Practice Before Your Mayday

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    fundamentals discussed above may help keep members from getting into trouble, and all will aid in the success of a rescue or self rescue operation should the need arise on the fireground. These skills are basic but perishable if not practiced routinely. Firefighters

  5. The Firefighter Athlete

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    advance a fully-charged handline around a corner and through a ton of debris. Most importantly, you need to be able to self rescue or pull your crew or victims out if they cannot do it themselves. For example, one of my best friends in my department was

  6. DEUS Announces CSA Certification

    Online Articles

    Sun, 25 Aug 2013

    Technology, the company’s solutions are designed to support self rescue , assisted rescue and evacuation for people in professional ..... in scenarios including oil rig evacuation, bucket truck self rescue , wind tower emergency egress, fall protection and tower

  7. Firefighting News: Three Firefighters Hurt in Claremont (NH) Fire in Good Condition

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    off guard and it's an unforgiving thing," Bergeron said. Once they realized this, it was too late and they had to " self - rescue ," he said, running down the basement stairs and out the back door. Read more of the story here http://bit.ly/1fD2iz9

  8. FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    s members of Congress. The grant will pay for 25 new self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighters, helmets and self - rescue ropes for firefighters trapped in buildings, acccording to U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rep

  9. The Quick Step Anchor

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    Speed up ventilation operations to decrease the time spent on the roof. Stop a fall as it happens so the firefighter can self - rescue back to the step and the ladder. After being promoted to captain of training, I spent a lot of time training firefighters

  10. Fireman's Fund Awards $1 Million in Grants to MO Fire Departments

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Mar 2012

    Insurance Plan, a local subsidiary of Brown & Brown Insurance. The grant funds state-of-the-art EZ Scape Integrated Self Rescue Belts, which allow firefighters to safely exit upper floors of a building through a window if they become trapped by the